Jordan Spieth understands his meltdown at the end of the Masters will follow him. And three weeks later, Spieth's not quite ready to say he's over letting a five-shot lead in the final round morph into that awkward ceremony in the Butler Cabin that ended with him slipping the green jacket on Danny Willett following an ugly and very public collapse.
On a cloudy, clammy Monday morning at rain-stricken TPC Louisiana, LSU folk hero David Toms squished his way up the 18th fairway in virtual obscurity with playing partners Billy Horschel and Robert Garrigus.
Having put his Masters collapse behind him with positive reassurance from "some of the greatest athletes in the world," Jordan Spieth said he is excited to check Oakmont Country Club off his bucket list when he plays a practice round there Wednesday as the defending U.S. Open champion.
The summer schedule for NBC and Golf Channel is not finalized, though this much is clear: There won't be another summer like this one from the number of big events to two premier tournaments that the networks have never broadcast.